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Tie Guan Yin Oolong from Muzha

11. 08. 2017

Taiwan Muzha Charcoal Roasted Tie Guan Yin Oolong is a traditionally processed tea from cultivar Tie Guan Yin that originally comes from a Chinese Anxi region in Fujian province. (Ti Guan Yin tea is anmed after “Iron Goddes of Mercy”, female emanation of Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshwara). Taiwanese Muzha 木柵 district is famous thanks to those excellent […]

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What is micro-lot and how tastes DJ Goomtee Oolong

04. 04. 2017

In early season, when leaves grow in very small quantities, tea is processed into so called micro-lots, marked as EX or EXN. These are quite exclusive batches of tea, highly valued for several reasons. First, it is a very small quantity of the very first spring tea that grew on tea bushes in Darjeeling (Nepalese […]

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And what about Darjeeling…?

15. 02. 2017

While our stock of last year´s First Flush from Darjeeling and Nepal slowly dissappears, we are getting information about upcoming spring season. And that is not very encouraging. It seems, that every year the news from Himalayan foothills repeat again and again…   Every time we hear about disfavour of weather, about drought or labour […]

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Klasek Tea Shop and a new programme

25. 12. 2016

With a small party we have opened new Klasek Tea Shop in Holešovice district, Prague. We have moved to this new space already in October, yet many things and preparations had to be done and we still have a lot of work ahead.

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Blue painting on Arita Tea Porcelain

21. 07. 2016

Japan produces many types of ceramics that are also popular overseas. One of them is Arita ware, which has been favored for over 400 years not only in Japan but in Europe as well.

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Potter Jiří Duchek and his tea bowl – two palms connected.

21. 06. 2016

Wood-fired artisan tea pottery by Jiří Duchek. Jiří Duchek creates his teapots and tea bowls as living items with a story behind them, not just as outer material objects, that are here for a technical purpose only.

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Spring Flush in Hadong, South Korea

25. 05. 2016

The most common ways to differenciate grades of quality is using the labels Ujeon (or Woojeon, made in April), Sejak (late April – May) and Jungjak (May). These terms moreless correspond to „first flush, second flush and third flush“ used as labels for high quality Inidan teas. Ujeon is made of the smallest earliest shots, therefor is most expensive.

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The World of Puerh Teas

09. 05. 2016

Pu-erh teas form a very diverse and distinctive group; they are made from a large-leaf variety of tea tree that grows in the tropical mountainous area of Yunnan, a south-western Chinese province bordering with Burma, Laos and Vietnam. It is a tea with a rich history that dates back to the beginning of the current era, and it is generally acknowledged that it is possibly the oldest method of tea leaf processing at all.

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Tea Cupping ála Matcha

21. 04. 2016

Next week, on 28th of April, there will be another “tea cupping” (tea degustation) in Bitcoin Coffee (Paralelní Polis in Prague´s Holešovice district). We meet there every month to taste various teas together. We try to get a deeper knowledge about them, to learn how to dinstinguish flavors and aromas of this amazing beverage, how to recognize nuances and how to evaluate tea in a right way.

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Outdoor Tea Set for Five Drinkers

15. 03. 2016

Last year, we have brought this tea set from Taiwan with an intension to try it out first on our journeys. After nearly one year we can say we have had amyn beautiful moments with, visiting mountains, rocks, forests or parks in all coners of our country, as well as in abroad. Believe i tor not, not a single piece was broken, neither in wilderness nor in city parks. The tea set has proven itself. Therefor, we are happy to introduce it now a to our e-shop.

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